Icarus XB 1

Date: 
Sunday, 11 November, 2018 - 19:00
Genre: 
film
Type: 
sci-fi
Tickets: 
free entry

Icarus XB 1 aka Voyage to the End of the Universe [Ikarie XB 1], Czechoslovakia, 1963, sci-fi, 88 min, VO, English subtitles

Director: Jindřich Polák, Producer: Zdeněk Liška, Screenplay: Pavel Juráček, Jindřich Polák, Stanisław Lem Cast: Zdeněk Štěpánek, Radovan Lukavský, Dana Medřická, Miroslav Macháček, František Smolík, Jiří Vršťala, Svatava Hubeňáková, Otto Lackovič, Jaroslav Mareš, Marcela Martínková, Martin Ťapák, Rudolf Deyl ml., Irena Kačírková, Jozef Adamovič, Růžena Urbanová

This futuristic science fiction adventure begins on Earth, where the world is united under one government. A rocket ship is launched to explore the far reaches of outer space. The crew discovers a disabled rocket ship with a dead American aboard and live nuclear weapons in the storage area. One man goes insane because of claustrophobia as the crew goes about the completion of their mission with a comical robot.  [Dan Pavlides, Rovi]

Cycle: Czech Republic: 100 years of the Republic in cinematography

Partners: 
Czech Centre in Brussels, Czech Film Centre, Czech Embassy in Luxembourg